Twitter account of PM Narendra Modi’s personal website hacked

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New Delhi : Twitter confirmed on Thursday that the account of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website was hacked with a series of tweets asking its followers to donate to a relief fund through cryptocurrency.

Twitter said it was aware of the activity with PM Modi’s website account and has taken steps to secure it.

It may be recalled here that several Twitter accounts of prominent personalities were recently hacked in July. From US presidential candidate Joe Biden, former US president Barack Obama and billionaire Elon Musk.

“We are actively investigating the situation. At this time, we are not aware of additional accounts being impacted,” a Twitter spokeswoman said in an emailed statement.

PM Modi’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the tweets posted on the account @narendramodi_in.

The account, with over 2.5 million followers, is the official Twitter handle for PM Modi’s personal website ( and the Narendra Modi mobile application.

The tweets, which have since been taken down, asked the followers to donate to the PM National Relief Fund through cryptocurrency.